A High-Growth Proposition

Put Your Skill With Numbers to Work


The finance industry needs people who have deep mathematical modeling skills and computational expertise. With the help of our #7-ranked MFE program*, your quantitative skills can help solve the complex and creative challenges of today’s financial markets.

We prepare graduates for promising careers in:

  • Risk Management
  • Money Management
  • Derivative Pricing
  • Private Equity
  • Hedge Funds
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Technical Operational Areas of Corporate Finance
  • Machine Learning
  • FinTech

*QS World University Rankings of Finance Masters Programs


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Your MFE Experience


Our location in Los Angeles, an extraordinary international crossroads, is among the world’s most vibrant and exciting geographic areas, offering unparalleled access to commercial and financial opportunity, as well as virtually limitless cultural and recreational options.

Challenge Yourself Daily

You’ll learn from world-renowned Anderson faculty and guest lecturers who are leaders at major financial institutions. Through a curriculum that merges quantitative finance theories with up-to-the-minute business practices, you can more effectively apply what you learn. Outside of our curriculum, our Financial Institutions Seminar brings industry leaders to you, giving you a window into the trends and dynamics that drive their businesses.

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Showcase Your Knowledge

Beyond the classroom, UCLA Anderson MFE students apply their knowledge to real-world settings through a summer internship and our Applied Finance Project (AFP). The hands-on AFP pairs student teams with real client projects, providing valuable exposure to potential employers and broadening their professional networks.

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Business School Advantage

UCLA Anderson offers exceptional academic preparation, a cooperative and congenial student culture, and access to a thriving business community, as well as support services for scholastic and career advancement. Our MFE program affords a dynamic curriculum that combines theory, analytical skills and current business practice. UCLA Anderson MFEs join one of the world’s largest and most renowned alumni networks, with more than 36,000 members in over 100 countries.

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Getting Started


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You’re invited to attend our information sessions via webinar on campus or in cities we visit. You may also schedule a graduate campus tour of UCLA or arrange an MFE class visit. Our admissions team is looking forward to connecting with you. Our admissions ambassadors are also happy to answer your questions.

    Application Deadline
    December 31, 2020
    Tentative decision release date March 1, 2021
    Application Deadline
    March 1, 2021
    Tentative decision release date April 30, 2021
    Application Deadline
    April 30, 2021
    Tentative decision release date May 31, 2021